Serving the heart of California since 1892

The Madera Tribune

Super Modifieds rumble into Madera Speedway

Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both for the price of one!

webmaster | 05/04/12

After having its first scheduled Super Saturday event rained out, the sun will be shining when the Madera Speedway returns to action Saturday as it hosts the Vukovich Classic in round one of the Super Saturday presented by Coors Light.

The 410/360 Super Modifieds, USAC Sprint Cars, BCRA/USAC Midgets, NCMA Sprints Cars, Southwest Tour Truck Series, Vintage Super Modifieds, Valley Sportsman and BCRA Vintage Sprints & Midgets will run main events.

There will be plenty of local drivers from the Central Valley that will grace the speedway’s newly paved track for 50 laps of Super Modified racing as well as the other classes competing. The list includes Tanner Swanson of Kingsburg, Kyle Vanderpool of Madera, Jim Birges of Fresno and A.J. Russell of Clovis.

Vanderpool won the last open wheel race of the season at the Madera Speedway last season as he took the main while the No. 32 car of Jim Birges came in second...


comments powered by Disqus